Have you already spent a bomb this Valentine’s Day on the present(s) for your lover? Then you now need to think of activities that will not cost an arm or a leg.
Singapore is a country filled with amazing things that you can do for free. And these activities and places can be pretty romantic, too.
If your ideal Valentine’s Day is a simple day out to spend quality time with your loved one, here is a list of 10 Free Things to Do This Valentine’s Day 2016. Take a fun hike or visit a museum, as long as you are with someone you enjoy company with, you know your day will be splendid.
First, it was the opening of Coney Island Park and next, it was the launch of Eco-link@BKE Bridge. Singapore’s efforts in promoting greenery and conserving wildlife have increased steadily over the past few years and the Lion City is now home to an abundance of natural landscapes! Singapore’s largest freshwater marshland, Kranji Marshes, is the latest addition.
Located along Kranji Reservoir, the 56.8-hectare marshland is habitat to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Conservation actually commenced in 2011 to protect the region’s rich biodiversity and the environmental project has been a success.
Kranji Marshes officially opened its doors to public on Monday, 01 Feb 2016 and offers visitors a rare glimpse of Singapore’s countryside.
If you are planning to make a trip to Kranji Marshes, here are several things that you can expect. We have also included information such as how to get there via public transport.
Every avid traveller and architectural fan would have heard about New York’s exceptionally stunning architectural project, The High Line. The greenway was constructed from an abandoned railway and is a popular attraction amongst New Yorkers and tourists alike. Its roaring success has inspired many global cities such as Sydney and Seoul to follow suit.
Of course, no two construction ventures will ever be identical and New York City’s High Line can ultimately only serve as an inspiration.
Singapore is set to come up with its very own version of New York City’s The High Line on the Rail Corridor – the former rail line will be transformed into a park that will stretch across 24 kilometres, making it 10 times longer than The High Line.
More often than not, when you ask your friends what they think of when you mention “work out”, the answer would most probably be three letters: GYM. So much so that hitting the gym has become more of a lifestyle than just a form of exercise.
Working out in space limited Singapore doesn’t always necessarily mean pumping the iron or stomping the treadmill. How does breaking out the sweat while being surrounded by nature and Instagram-worthy views sound like to you?
If you think the Southern Ridges and Sungei Buloh are all there is to nature in Singapore, think again! Here are 10 more uncharted nature trails in Singapore to feed either your need for green or, for the less interested, your Instagram fix in urban Singapore.
Want to enjoy a day out in the sun without paying admission fees to some of our most popular outdoor attractions in Singapore?
Although frequently listed and singled to be the most expensive city in the world, a day (or two, or three!) on a shoestring budget is completely possible. Many of these attractions are conveniently located in close proximities to MRT stations, with some right smack in the heart of the city.
There are also, in fact, many overlooked and forgotten (and hidden) gems in our Garden City. Here are 11 free outdoor activities in Singapore to consider that will not cost you a single cent (well, maybe just transportation, food and drinks)!
The new Eco-link@BKE is probably the coolest addition to Singapore, and one to be excited about most definitely.
Singapore’s urban population of 100% comes at a price, where many Singaporeans are not exposed to mother nature. Let’s face it, many are easily fascinated by greenery – even if it is just an empty patch of grassland.
But the world’s most expensive city is not all about skyscrapers – the government has been putting immense effort to promote green spaces and a recent bridge – the Eco-Link@BKE – has been constructed to promote biodiversity conservation.
Here are 5 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Singapore’s New Eco-Link@BKE. Most importantly, do note that you are prohibited to access the ecological infrastructure by yourself. To access the bridge, you will have to pre-register online for a guided walk by National Parks.
You have absolutely no idea how excited we were when the long-awaited Coney Island finally opened its doors to the public on 10 October 2015. Coming across a pristine grassland in Singapore is considered a rarity, especially when its urban population rate is at 100%. Alternatively known as Pulau Serangoon, this 50-hectare ecologically sustainable park is a great way to disconnect from the hectic city life and reconnect with mother nature.
Here is our guide on what visitors can do at Coney Island Park. We have also included essential information i.e. directions on getting there and what to prepare for a half-day trip.
As we return from our travels, we are truly reminded of home the moment we leave Changi Airport. From the beautifully manicured plants, to the neatly lined trees along the streets all the way to our destination, Singapore really does live up to her reputation as a Garden City. But beyond the picture-perfect, postcard-esque Gardens by the Bay and the Singapore Botanical Gardens, do you know that this tiny island also has a wild side?
In this very modern, ever-changing urban city, many of us easily overlook the existence of these beautiful natural areas. They are home to a diverse mix of insects and animals that some of us might not have even heard of. Not to forget, they also come with breathtaking views.
Here are five different places for a day away from urban Singapore, without having to leave on a jet plane.